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Study Coordinator

Study Coordinator

Job ID 
2017-10680
Campus 
Einstein/Resnick - Bronx
Posting Date 
10/31/2017
Employee Classification 
Exempt
Department 
Pediatrics
Position Type 
Regular Full-Time

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ABOUT US

Founded in 1955, the Albert Einstein College of Medicine (Einstein) is one of the nation’s premier institutions for medical education, basic research and clinical investigation. A full-time faculty of some 2,000 conducts research, teaches, and delivers health care in every major biomedical specialty. The college has some 730 medical students, 193 Ph.D. students, 106 MD/Ph.D. students and 275 postdoctoral fellows.

 

Einstein’s major strength, in addition to training physicians and scientists, is its science. During fiscal year 2015, the faculty’s consistently high level of scientific achievement resulted in the awarding of more than $150 million in peer-reviewed grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

 

Einstein is part of Montefiore Medicine Academic Health System, an integrated academic delivery system comprising seven campuses, including 8 hospitals, a multi-county ambulatory network, a new state-of-the art “hospital without beds”, a skilled nursing facility, school of nursing, home health agency, and the state’s first freestanding emergency department. As the University Hospital for the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore is a premier academic health system, employing Einstein’s clinical faculty and training Einstein’s medical students, over 1,300 residents, 420 allied health students, and 1,600 nursing students annually.

 

The Albert Einstein College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Einstein seeks candidates whose skills, and personal and professional experience, have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence, and the communities we serve.

 

Position

The Study Coordinator will join an NIH-funded, high profile clinical research study focused on bringing genomic medicine to under-served populations. In this important role, s/he will assist the research team with implementation of study protocols and recruitment of participants. Primary responsibilities will be to oversee subject recruitment, development of organizational recruitment structure and effective communication strategies for the NYCKidSeq study

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for overseeing the recruiting of subjects for the NYCKidSeq program. This includes, but is not limited to phone screening, patient chart review and in-person recruitment. Will perform chart review on scheduled patients from the sub-specialist clinics to confirm eligibility into the study;
  • Review proposed subjects records to ensure they qualify for the study;
  • Oversee scheduling and coordination of recruited participants for consenting visits;
  • Manage and input data into centralized recruiting database;
  • Assist the research team with the development of educational and recruitment material;
  • Participate in stakeholder engagement board meetings. Act as a liaison to discuss new procedures that could be implemented and facilitate input on recruitment and educational materials;
  • Complete, organize and maintain all records and documents associated with recruitment;
  • Maintain source documents and subject files in accordance with hospital and protocol procedures. Ensure accurate and complete compilation of subject data by performing regular audits;
  • Recommend and drive process improvements for effectiveness and efficiency of recruitment;
  • Performs other related duties.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in sciences or related field and/or an equivalent level of work experience
  • 2+ years of experience in clinical research
  • Bi- or multi-lingual preferred, including Spanish.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office (e.g., Word, Excel, Outlook).
  • Strong verbal and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong organizational skills, problem solving, and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work well in a team setting and independently is essential.